The best times to visit Andaman and Nicobar for ideal weather are
January 8th to April 1st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Andaman and Nicobar Travel Guide
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Weather in Andaman and Nicobar
Average temperatures in Andaman and Nicobar vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 10th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Andaman and Nicobar, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 91.9°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.6°F (25.3°C) at night.
Andaman and Nicobar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Andaman and Nicobar Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Andaman and Nicobar Perceived Temperature (F)
Andaman and Nicobar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Andaman and Nicobar Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Andaman and Nicobar are February, January, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.
When can you find snow in Andaman and Nicobar? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Andaman and Nicobar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Andaman and Nicobar (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Andaman and Nicobar has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (70.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (88.7%).
Wind in Andaman and Nicobar is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and August. June’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.1 MPH or 13.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 13.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Andaman and Nicobar.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4||Light breeze||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||2.9||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.4||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|May||4.6||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||7.1||Gentle breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.8||Light breeze||11.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.1||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.6||Barely noticeable||6.6||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.4||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Andaman and Nicobar?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for India; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Andaman and Nicobar, India is November, followed by September and December. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Andaman and Nicobar in April. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Andaman and Nicobar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 87.3°F (30.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 16 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 17 to 19 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Andaman and Nicobar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 84.2°F (29°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 20 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Andaman and Nicobar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 86°F (30°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.